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OFF-ROAD TOUR: Teghenyats Mountain, Teghenyats Monastery, Aparan Reservoir, Saint Peter Paul Church

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10 Hours

Tour Type

Off-road tours

Group Size

12 people


Kotayk region, RA


Imagine having an extreme trip in the unique nature of gorgeous Armenia, spending your day in a beautiful atmosphere. Crazy emotions and unforgettable adventurous memories are guaranteed, when you are off-roading with us. The first stop will be in Aparan Reservoir. The unforgettable view that opens from Aparan Reservoir is considered to be one of the most beautiful views in Armenia. Near the Reservoir we can have a lunch or can make local barbecue together. After exploring the unique and ruined  structure of Saint Peter Paul Church, we will continue our way to the  monastery called Teghenyats, which is situated on the slope of Teghenyats mountain.  A very beautiful and breathtaking view opens from there. It is a great place to take photos or just relax. Here we can have tea-drinking and snacks.

Off-road tours are a perfect way to make your day more colorful and adventurous,  explore new places and become the part of the hidden angles of the nature. 

  • Aparan Reservoir is an artificial reservoir located in the middle of Yeghipatrush and Kuchak villages in Aragatsotn Provinces. The reservoir is 50 meters high and 200 meters long. The reservoir is also known as Aparan Lake.
  • St. Poghos-Petros (St. Peter-Paul) Church is located in the vicinity of Aparan Reservoir. The church was built in the 4th century. It remains under water for 3-4 months of the year. Poghos-Petros Church is the first example of a domed hall in Armenian architecture.
  • Tegenyats mountain range or Tegenyats mountains is a mountain range located on the border of Kotayk and Aragatsotn marzes. The total length of the mountain range is 10 km. It starts from the mountain top in Arka and also includes Bujakan village.
  • Tegheniats Monastery is a 6th-7th century monastery located near Buzhakan village in Kotayk region. Around the monastery is a clearing surrounded by paths, and the monastery itself is located on the slope of Mount Teghenyats. In the 1st-14th centuries, the monastery was an educational and writing center. Currently, the monastery is in a half-ruined state.

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund

This tour is valid every day 07:00 - 09:00

Full payment or 30% deposit required


Wi-Fi in transportation

Bottled water

Lunch and/or tea-drinking(if chosen)

Transportation on comfortable vehicles and professional drivers

Free pick-up & drop-off within Yerevan

Traffic accident insurance


Snacks and tea/coffee in the car

Lunch boxes (if chosen)

Barbecue making and outdoor dinner (if chosen)


Crazy Photos


Essential medicine

Alcoholic drinks

Audio guide


Useful information

Please note


  1. The tour can be organized in other languages upon request. In this case the prices can be changed.
  2. During Excursions, extra stops or places can be visited only if there is a real opportunity. Significant changes of itinerary are possible only with the agreement of the head office and recalculation of unexpected costs
  3. The tour is contraindicated for people with pressure problems, pregnant women and children under 10 years old.
  4. The company is not responsible for any of your items lost or damaged in the vehicles and in the sites during private tours.
  5. During the off-road tour, it will not be possible to use the WC for a certain period of time in the middle of the fixed stops (3-4 hours).
Purchase, Changing & Cancellation policy

You can buy this service in full or book it by paying 30% of the total amount. In case of booking, you will pay the rest of the cost of your service online before providing the service ( or in cash / non-cash at the organization's office.

In case of changing the date of service, no fee will be charged if you inform the organization at least 24 hours before the service is provided, and in case of later notification on change - 10% of the total cost will be charged. It is possible to change the direction or type of service only at least 24 hours before the service is to be provided. In this case, the final calculation is made, the corresponding changes are made, if possible.

In the case of extreme weather conditions or force majeure, the entity has the right to change, reduce or cancel the approved purchase. In case of cancellation by the organization, you are offered another equivalent service.

Without any penalty purchase cancellation is available at least 24 hours in advance. After that, the whole value of the service is non-refundable in case of purchase, cancellation, as well as without the consent of the service provider. For full information on money refund and other costs related to that can be found in the Public Contract.

Payment methods
  1. Bank transfer is the transfer of an corresponding amount to the bank account of the organization. You can pay in drams, rubles, dollars and euros.
  2. Online payment is the payment made through the official website of the organization. At the moment it is possible to make a payment with Visa / Master cards of any exchange rate.
  3. Card payment is the payment via Visa / Master card through the POS terminal in the organization's office. The amount of the excursions/service is presented in Armenian drams, but you can pay with any exchange rate card (your bank changes the exchange rate of the corresponding amount). The organization does NOT CHARGE extra amount during card payment.
  4. Cash payment is the payment at the office of the organization by cash. Payments are accepted only in Armenian drams. There is a bank and ATM next to the organization's office.
COVID-19 safety rules

We strictly follow the COVID-19 safety rules of the RA government. Please, take masks and individual sanitizers with you.

Safety rules
  • Follow the lead's instructions
  • Remain calm in unforeseen situations during the tour
  • Do not open the door of the car or get out of it during the process of ride


Required during the tour
  • Wear comfortable, weather-appropriate clothing and shoes
  • Have enough food and water for one day
  • Have necessary medication in case of health problems
  • Comfortable backpack, flashlight and raincoat
  • Follow the drivers instructions
  • If you choose the no-lunch option, enough food for one day


Information about food

As it is mentioned above, there are two options of food to choose: lunch boxes and barbecue picnic. Below you can see some information about the inclusions.

Lunch Box options.

Lunch Box 1:

  • Chicken languette
  • Rice with vegetables
  • Salad with vegetables
  • Bread


Lunch Box 2

  • Chicken wings
  • French fries
  • Cabbage salad
  • Bread


Lunch Box 3

  • Meat ragout
  • Buckwheat
  • Beet salad
  • Bread


Barbecue options.

There are 3 options for barbecue, after choosing the most suitable option for you, please, get in touch with the office in advance.

  • Chicken/pork
  • Fish ishkhan
  • Quail



  • Lunch boxes are intended for serving light meals. To change the number of lunch boxes for per person, please contact the office in advance.
  • For one group you can choose one option.
  • In case of preferring vegan or vegetarian food, please, get in touch with the office in advance.
  • Both in case of barbecue and lunch, after choosing the most suitable option for your group, plesase get in touch with the office in advance.
  • Tea/coffеe/water and snacks are provided for free.

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